FCEDA In the News

Fairfax County EDA selects Herbert Frey to run Munich office and work with European companies considering U.S. expansion

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 11:56am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA, and Munich – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) has selected Herbert C. Frey, who has worked for large multinational companies and has been an entrepreneur, to run the FCEDA’s Munich office and work with European companies considering expansion to the United States.

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FCEDA’s Gordon hails $50 million contribution to “visionary” Inova cancer research initiative

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 8:49am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA — Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), said the $50 million contribution from developer and philanthropist Dwight Schar to launch the Inova Dwight and Martha Schar Cancer Institute will accelerate the creation of a genomic research center in Fairfax County.

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Fairfax County EDA works with 29 businesses adding almost 2,300 jobs to the local economy

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 10:00am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA — During the first quarter of 2015, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 29 businesses that are adding almost 2,300 jobs in Fairfax County. Many of these businesses are in the information technology and professional services sectors, and three are foreign-based firms using a Fairfax County location to expand in North America.

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Fairfax County EDA to host Indian diplomat and business delegation, promote local economic opportunities

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 12:34pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) will host Ajay Kumar, first secretary of commerce at the Embassy of India, and a delegation of Indian business people at FCEDA headquarters in Tysons Corner on March 25.

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Navy Federal to expand Fairfax County headquarters, add 600 employees and invest $114.6 million

Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 9:41am

Contacts: Katie Cosgrove, FCEDA, kcosgrove@fceda.org, 703-790-0600 (o); Jessica Jewell, Navy Federal, jessica_jewell@navyfederal.org, 703-206-4847 

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Bechtel to expand presence in Fairfax County, relocate 700 employees and invest $10 million

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 9:34am

Contacts: Alan Fogg, FCEDA, afogg@fceda.org, 703-790-0600 (o) or 571-213-5065 (m); Charlene Wheeless, Bechtel, c

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FCEDA’s Gordon: Inova initiative will make Fairfax County “a community known worldwide for genomic science"

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 8:30am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA –Fairfax County-based Inova Health System announced today that it will take over the ExxonMobil headquarters building in the Merrifield area of the county to house the Inova Center for Personalized Health.

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Fairfax County EDA in 2014 worked with 189 businesses adding more than 6,800 jobs to the local economy

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 9:07am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – In 2014, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) worked with 189 businesses adding more than 6,800 jobs to the Fairfax County economy. Companies in the professional services and information technology sectors dominated the year’s announcements.

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Fairfax County EDA and partner Brickwork India host February events in Bangalore and Chennai for Indian companies

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 4:28pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) and its Bangalore-based representatives at Brickwork India are presenting February events in Bangalore and Chennai to highlight U.S.

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National survey commissioned by FCEDA points to “creativity gap” in U.S. workplace

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 10:03am

Fairfax County, Virginia – At a time when few would dispute the importance of creativity and innovation to the economy and business, new research finds that fewer than half of Americans think they are tapping their creative capacities on the job. That figure stands in contrast to the majority of American workers (73%) who believe they are instinctively creative, revealing a “creativity gap.” 

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